Stolt-Nielsen announced that Hans Feringa has been appointed President
of Stolt Tankers & Terminals as of December 1, 2007. Hans Feringa will succeed Otto Fritzner, who will be retiring, as planned, from the Company at the end of the year.
Hans Feringa has been Managing Director of Tanker Trading at Stolt Parcel Tankers Division since 2003. Prior to this he was Managing Director of Stolthaven Terminals Division (2000 to 2003) and Asia Pacific Regional Director, Stolthaven Terminals Division (1996 to 2000). Before joining Stolt-Nielsen S.A. in 1996, he was Commercial Director of Van Ommeren's Tank Terminal at Botlek, Rotterdam. He gained an MBA in 1987 from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University prior to joining Van Ommeren.
This appointment follows the organizational changes announced
on July 20, 2007 aimed at enhancing the competitive advantage and operational efficiency across the Company. These include separating the former Stolt- Nielsen Transportation Services into two separate business units namely Stolt Tankers & Terminals (ST&T) and Stolt Tank Containers (STC).